The Lead The Newsfeed

80,834 fresh Covid-19 cases recorded in 24 hours, lowest in over 2 months

New Delhi: India on Sunday recorded 80,834 fresh cases of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19), according to the Union health ministry dashboard at 8am. This is the lowest tally recorded since April 2.

With this, the country’s total infections went up to 29,439,989. As many as 3,303 people died due to the virus in 24 hours, the ministry added, taking the total death toll to 370,384.

The daily positivity rate went down to 4.25%, less than 10% for 20 consecutive days, and the recovery rate increased to 95.26% in last 24 hours. As many as 1,32,062 recoveries were recorded.

 

The Dispatch is present across a number of social media platforms. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for exciting videos; join us on Facebook, Intagram and Twitter for quick updates and discussions. We are also available on the Telegram. Follow us on Pinterest for thousands of pictures and graphics. We care to respond to text messages on WhatsApp at 8082480136 [No calls accepted]. To contribute an article or pitch a story idea, write to us at [email protected] |Click to know more about The Dispatch, our standards and policies